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Children of Bodom announce ‘20 Years Down & Dirty’ UK tour dates

Children Of Bodom’s prodigious debut album ‘Something Wild’ was released 20 years ago and thus the mighty Hatecrew were born. Finland’s melodic death superstars will take to the road in 2017 to celebrate 20 years of life in the form of a mind blowing classic set-list. For an entire month, Children Of Bodom will bring their reaper sound …

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How These Metal Bands Got Their Names

Here are an evil Lucky 13 metal bands, representing a variety of genres, for you to listen to, plus learn the Wikipedia versions of their name origins. The rules: Only metal is included; no rock, blues, or punk feature in this round. No origin stories from anywhere but Wikipedia are …

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Oni to Release New Album ‘Ironshore’ in November 2016

Progressive metal band Oni signs with Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records; New album, ‘Ironshore’, out November 25th Art by Brent Elliot White (Megadeth, Trivium, Job For A Cowboy) As heavy metal devotees may have noticed of late, rising progressive metal band Oni has been gearing up for something big. Today, the band is …

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Sunday, 3rd July 2016

Day three of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2016 is about to begin: today’s big three are Gojira, Katatonia and headliners Children of Bodom. There’s been ominous rain all morning and as we head up to the arena we get a nice respite as the sun glistens over the harbour. Block Buster: …

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Tuska Open Air 2016 – The PlanetMosh ‘Pain’list – Listen now on Spotify

With Tuska Open Air Metal Festival almost 3 months away, we decided to put together a PlanetMosh Playlist of all the acts confirmed to play at Suvilahti on the first weekend in July. We’ve included a few songs from each of the headliners, Avantasia, Ghost and Children Of Bodom as …

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Children of Bodom announced as 3rd Tuska 2016 headliner

As the first rays of sunlight slip through the clouds after a seemingly endless Finnish winter, it’s a good time to start making plans for the summer. Finland’s boldest metal festival, Tuska will provide the heaviest dosage of metal madness of the summer, for the nineteenth time. FROM LAKE BODOM …

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Ensiferum Announce Dates in UK and Ireland in February 2016

Ensiferum Announce Dates in UK and Ireland in February 2016 Finnish Metal warriors ENSIFERUM have just announced dates in the UK and Ireland kicking off in Bristol on February 18, 2015. Sami Hinkka Comments: “Hi folks! We are extremely happy to announce that in February 2016 we shall raid UK …

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Children Of Bodom Release First Track-By-Track Video For I Worship Chaos

Today Finnish metal superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM have posted the first in a series of track-by-track videos offering insight and information on their ninth studio record, I Worship Chaos.  The first video covers the first three tracks on the album   01. I Hurt 02. My Bodom (I Am The …

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Children Of Bodom Post Footage From 100Guitarsfromhel; Announce Live Fan Q&A

Last Friday, Finnish guitar superstar Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM) played a very special show: he went on stage with an army of 100 guitar heroes and presented a song he wrote specifically for this evening. Jaska Raatikainen joined these guitarists on drums and Janne Wirman played keyboards. This once-in-a-lifetime …

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Tuska Open Air Festival, Helsinki – Day 3 – Sunday 28/06/2015

It’s Sunday lunchtime and the punters have crawled out of their beds from across the city of HELLsinki to once again descended on Suvilahti for the final day of this year’s instalment of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival. The carnage of the Saturday night after-parties is evident on the faces …

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Children Of Bodom Reveal New Album ‘I Worship Chaos’ Out 2nd October 

World renowned Finnish heavy metal powerhouse Children Of Bodom (aka COB) are set to release their ninth studio album ‘I Worship Chaos’ worldwide on October 2, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi (http://tuomaskorpi.com/) which is attached below. COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi …

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Bloodstock Open Air – Saturday (August 9)

Bloodstock 2014 logo

With action on the New Blood Stage already well and truly underway (see our separate review), Babylon Fire kicked off proceedings on the Sophie Lancaster Stage with their classic-inspired metal, delivered with grunt, grit and fist-pumping angst – but, it was over on the main Ronnie James Dio Stage that …

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Wacken 2014 Day 2 – Friday Review

Friday Day Two at Wacken reviews include Skid Row, Santiano, Children Of Bodom, Apocalyptica, Saor Patrol, Rabbit At War, Motorhead, Carcass and Slayer. Skid Row by Sheila: Skid Row kick-start their early performance on the True Metal stage with ‘Let’s Go’ then ‘Big Guns’. Even though it’s just after midday …

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BIOHAZARD return to the UK in August

Brooklyn hardcore legends BIOHAZARD make their return to the UK with a string of lives dates this August, including appearances at Rebellion Festival in Blackpool and Bloodstock Festival in Derby. The band released their 9th studio album ‘Reborn in Defiance’ in 2012 via Nuclear Blast. Dates are as follows with …

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Children of Bodom / Napalm Death – Dublin, 10/10/13

There is a chill in the air in our nation’s capital on this grim Thursday evening. The first real signs that the Indian Summer is coming to a close are evident. How fitting that Children Of Bodom, the Warriors of the Northern Ice wastelands have arrived to break the necks …

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Children of Bodom – Halo of Blood

Children of Bodom - Halo of Blood

“Halo of Blood” is the 8th studio album by Finnish melodic death metallers, Children of Bodom. ‘Waste of Skin’ starts the newly released album with melody, catchy guitar work, typical chugging Children of Bodom riffs and signature keyboards. Before long the entrance of title track ‘Halo of Blood’ brings a …

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